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Wipeout co-creator Nick Burcombe wants the licence to make another one

Wipeout co-creator Nick Burcombe wants the licence to make another one

The co-creator of Wipeout Nick Burcombe has said he would make another entry in the sci-fi racing franchise, if Sony would let him.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 1:28PM in News
Amazon to deliver Doom at midnight

Amazon to deliver Doom at midnight

Amazon Prime will be delivering copies of Doom at midnight on Thursday.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 9th 2016 at 11:59AM in News
Gaming 'Tinder' app TreyBro seeks £800,000 investment

Gaming 'Tinder' app TreyBro seeks £800,000 investment

New gaming social network TreyBro is looking for £800,000 in financial backing. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 11:23AM in News
Imagine cuts Play print magazine after 21 years

Imagine cuts Play print magazine after 21 years

Magazine publisher Imagine has axed the print version of PlayStation-focused brand Play. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 11:00AM in News

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Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Rovio backs augmented reality to boost High Street retail

Angry Birds creator Rovio says that High Street stores should use augmented reality (AR) to make shopping more fun. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
Street Fighter V has sold 1.4m units

Street Fighter V has sold 1.4m units

Capcom has revealed that Street Fighter V has sold 1.4 million copies since its February launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 10:09AM in News
2K's Battleborn scores UK No.1

2K's Battleborn scores UK No.1

Battleborn narrowly beat Call of Duty: Black Ops III to take the UK Top Spot this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 9th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Next Battlefield title called Battlefield 1, set in World War One

Next Battlefield title called Battlefield 1, set in World War One

The next entry in EA’s Battlefield series is taking the franchise to World War One and will be hitting shelves this October.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2016 at 9:39AM in News

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FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 reportedly buys EU LCS spot

German football club FC Schalke 04 has purchased a spot in the EU LCS from Elements according to the eSports Observer.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 8th 2016 at 5:17PM in News
West Ham

West Ham United sign FIFA player Sean "Dragonn" Allen

Premier League football club West Ham United have signed their first eSports player, Sean “Dragonn” Allen.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 8th 2016 at 4:59PM in News
Overwatch

Dolby enters eSports with $10,000 Overwatch tournament

Audio giant Dolby will sponsor an Overwatch tournament due to take place days after the game’s release.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 8th 2016 at 4:48PM in News
85% of Q1 PS4s were sold with a copy of Black Ops 3 in the US

85% of Q1 PS4s were sold with a copy of Black Ops 3 in the US

Activision has revealed an incredible statistic highlighting to enduring popularity of Call of Duty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 3:50PM in News

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Dark Souls 3 was YouTube's most popular game in April

Dark Souls 3 was YouTube's most popular game in April

They say YouTube is the best barometer for the games industry, and if that’s the case then the sun is most definitely currently shining on Bandai Namco’s Dark Souls 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 3:26PM in News
Nominations for eSports Industry Awards extended until May 20th

Nominations for eSports Industry Awards extended until May 20th

The nomination period for the eSports Industry Awards – taking place on Monday, 21st November at the The Brewery, London – has been extended to May 20th, meaning you still ...

on May 6th 2016 at 3:06PM in News
Epic unlikely to make another triple-A single-player game

Epic unlikely to make another triple-A single-player game

Gears of War creator Epic has said that its want to maintain independence may mean it never makes another big single-player epic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 1:40PM in News
Suda 51's The Silver Case is being remade for the West

Suda 51's The Silver Case is being remade for the West

The first game ever made by Grasshopper Manufacture is to be released in the west for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 1:00PM in News

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Windows 10 won't be free for much longer

Windows 10 won't be free for much longer

Microsoft has revealed how much Windows 10 will cost when its free upgrade period ends in July.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 11:03AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Lick PR hires journalist Ian Dransfield

MCV Jobs Weekly: Lick PR hires journalist Ian Dransfield

Dransfield joins Lick PR as junior account manager, Imagine promotes Josh West and Keywords brings on new chief customer officer

on May 6th 2016 at 10:58AM in News
PlayStation: Uncharted's fanbase has never been bigger

PlayStation: Uncharted's fanbase has never been bigger

Sony is investing more marketing money in Uncharted 4 than it has with any previous game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 6th 2016 at 10:50AM in News
Kerbal Space Program dev criticised for crunch and low pay

Kerbal Space Program dev criticised for crunch and low pay

The raging debate over working conditions over working conditions in the development industry has once again reared its head, this time at Kerbal Space Program creator Squad.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 6th 2016 at 10:26AM in News
More rumours hint at no optical drive for Nintendo NX

More rumours hint at no optical drive for Nintendo NX

Fresh evidence has cropped up suggesting that the Nintendo NX won’t use optical discs and will instead utilise 3DS-style game cards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

'Nintendo just switched off Wii U's life support'

The Wii U is finished, say leading games retailers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Read about Rovio's million dollar Angry Birds comeback in this week's MCV

Read about Rovio's million dollar Angry Birds comeback in this week's MCV

In this edition of MCV, we sit down with Angry Birds company Rovio to find out how it plans to re-establish the mobile blockbuster franchise. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 6th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Activision dismisses COD trailer backlash

Activision dismisses COD trailer backlash

The negativity being heaped on the trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare online is nothing new and nothing to worry about, Activision has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 9:40AM in News
PlayStation and Channel 4 team up for Uncharted Gogglebox ad takeover

PlayStation and Channel 4 team up for Uncharted Gogglebox ad takeover

Gamers will have a chance to win Uncharted prizes during tonight (Friday, May 6th)’s Gogglebox.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 6th 2016 at 9:00AM in News